Karen sings on these 3 CDs with the Back Bay Ramblers.
- Cuttin’ Up
- My Momma’s In Town!
- Red Hot Band
These CDs can be purchased from Stomp Off Records, York, PA. www.jazzbymail.com
The Back Bay Ramblers began in the mid-1980s as a septet that performed obscurities and a few standards from the 1920s. Their four CDs have found the band gradually expanding to a nonet and sometimes drawing its repertoire from that of the Jean Goldkette Orchestra. Based in Boston and just a part-time affair (although boasting high musicianship and fresh arrangements), the Back Bay Ramblers” original members included altoist Billy Novick, Steve Wright on clarinet and soprano, and drummer Bill Reynolds, and have featured such notables as banjoist/vocalist Jimmy Mazzy, cornetist Peter Ecklund, trombonist Bob Connors, bass saxophonist Vince Giordano, violinist Andy Stein, singer Karen Cameron and pianists Butch Thompson, Mark Shane and Bob Pilsbury on their recordings. ~ Scott Yanow, All Music Guide